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Prince – Empty Room lyrics

Empty room, empty room
How am I gonna fill U?
How am I gonna fill this empty room?

Love is strong, however long
We should've been 4ever
How am I ever gonna fill this empty room?

Found a strand of your hair
By the bathroom window
How am I ever gonna get U off my mind?

In my bed, in my head
Every word U've spoken
Now how am I gonna fill this empty room?

Lonely hearts, worlds apart
Why should they be broken?
When we could be somewhere makin' love

Love is strong, however long
We should've been 4ever
Baby, why did U leave me all alone?
Why'd U do it?

Barren walls, tears fall
What's the use in cryin'?
I gotta find a way, find a way 2 fill this empty room

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  • Ella-Anne
    The meaning behind this song is unimportant at this late date, because the artist who wrote it is no longer with us; however, it just might be about a person who keeps waking up alone in a place that is too big, too silent, and too white, and eventually realizes it of little significance to be at the top, if there is no one else there but for an echo. Every time I hear this song, and there are several versions, I think of vanilla, and how it represents the shades of loneliness, which just might be the reason this entertainer exited the stage leaving behind a big house full of empty rooms. But really, it might be as this entertainer once sang, 'Just My Imagination', and he might have been extremely happy with his house of many rooms and memories of past loves. Who really knows?
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